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GE hub connects its smart lights to Alexa and Google

When GE introduced its latest C-series smart light bulbs, the focus was on affordability — as they talked directly to your phone through Bluetooth, you didn’t need a bridge device. That kept them out of touch of voice assistants, however, which mean…

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Posted on Nov 20, 2017

Get The Vintage Schoolhouse Lighting Look You Love, For Less

As much as we love schoolhouse-style lighting, it isn’t always the best idea to buy something truly vintage and hope it works. There are stores — such as Schoolhouse Electric or Barn Light Electric — who sell absolutely beautiful fixtures in this style, but they are often out of financial reach. To help you stay on budget, and get the look you want, we’ve rounded up some of the best lighting options out there, all well under $100.

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Posted on Nov 16, 2017

Pantone’s Here To Light Up Your Life With Its New Collection

Apparently, the design gods want everyone to kick off the holiday season on a well-lit high note because Pantone has just released its first ever light collection.

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Posted on Nov 11, 2017

IKEA’s smart lighting officially supports HomeKit

After what seems like an eternity (for IKEA and HomeKit fans, at least), the Swedish furniture maker has added support for Apple’s smart home platform. As 9to5Mac notes, so long as you have the company’s Tradfri hub installed at your house, you’ll be…

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Posted on Nov 1, 2017

The Statement-Making Lighting Trend We Can’t Get Enough Of — Currently Obsessed

Statement pendants are a lot like statement earrings or necklaces. Find a compelling enough fixture (or piece of jewelry), and you can keep the rest of your room (or outfit) pretty simple. Oversized fixtures not only shine a light on your space, they also draw the eye upward and can make a room seem loftier, fancier and definitely more pulled together. Such pendants can be expensive (the Tom Dixon copper pendant seen above in a kitchen from Fantastic Frank is about $750), but that’s mainly because they are so big. And really, for their size, you get a lot of decorative bang for your buck, so they’re a great one-and-done solution in kitchens, dining rooms, living areas and even bedrooms.

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Posted on Oct 24, 2017

Love Bread? Prove It With These Baked Goods Lamps

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Do you love bread? Now you can—ahem—prove it, not just with a GIF of Oprah or by obsessively watching and rewatching every Bread Week episode of the Great British Bake Off, but with a lamp that’s actually made from baked goods.

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Posted on Sep 23, 2017

The 12 Best Online Sources for Buying Lamp Shades

The great thing about lots of lighting, from pendants to table lamps, sconces to chandeliers, is that all it takes to reinvent a fixture is a new shade. Options for replacement shades run the gamut—neutral versus bold colors, patterned versus solids, pleated versus smooth. Heck, you can even choose something with fringe or ribbons on it if you’re into trim. The biggest question isn’t what but where to find the best shade.

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Posted on Sep 21, 2017

Nanoleaf delivers music syncing for its Aurora smart lights

Nanoleaf’s WiFi-connected Aurora smart lights are notable for their modular, customizable design plus the ability to program colorful displays via an app or control them with Apple HomeKit, Android and Amazon Alexa. Now, it’s nearly ready to ship a c…

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Posted on Sep 1, 2017

A Solar Eclipse Experience For Everyone: DIY Wall Sconce Using HEAT Trivets

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Whether you’re in a prime location to see the solar eclipse or not, this easy wall sconce is a sight to see, and it doesn’t require any protective eye wear. This project is the perfect way to add layers and depth to your home lighting (can anyone say hygge?!). To top it off, it requires absolutely no wiring, and no outlet. Count me in. With the simple push of a button (or remote) you can enjoy your own “eclipse of the home” for far beyond 2 minutes and 40.1 seconds. See for yourself…

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Posted on Aug 21, 2017

A $30 IKEA Lighting Hack You’ll Want To Make Right Now

I’ve been on a lighting kick lately. Maybe it’s because I just re-read The Little Book of Hygge . To me, light — whether it’s natural or created — is king when it comes to your home. Not all of us have floor-to-ceiling windows or an expansive budget for beautiful light fixtures. And many DIY lighting projects require at least a little bit of electrical wiring. Not in the case of this Paper & Stitch IKEA globe light hack , though. Only $30 and you’ve just gained another well-lit desk or side table — no wiring required.

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Posted on Aug 18, 2017

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